Asda has today announced that Roger Burnley has stepped down from the business following completion of a transition period under new ownership. A process to recruit Roger’s replacement is ongoing and the shareholders look forward to making a further announcement regarding his long term replacement and some additional appointments. In the interim, Mohsin and Zuber Issa will work closely with the Asda team on the execution of Asda’s strategic vision.
Mohsin Issa CBE and Zuber Issa CBE and TDR Capital, said:
“The Asda business has proven its resilience over the last eighteen months and has a strong platform in place for further innovation and growth. We have mutually agreed with Roger that now is the right time for him to step down from the business following a transition period under our ownership. We would like to thank Roger for his leadership and contribution during his time with the business, particularly during the last year. We have a great team of more than 140,000 colleagues at Asda, and we look forward to supporting all of them to deliver for our customers in the second half of the year.”